Emotional

A Walk in the Forest

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/15/2018 12:28:54 AM

Guided visualization to relax your mind and body.

Trip to the Beach

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/14/2018 9:39:05 PM

Everybody needs a little holiday. In this video, we take you to a beach. Sit back and relax – and enjoy the sun and sand.  

Ukulele

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/15/2018 12:58:30 AM

Learn a Musical Instrument

Laughter Yoga

Posted by Lacey Sheng on 2/13/2018 11:23:58 AM

Anyone can laugh for no reason at all. We don’t need jokes or comedy. That’s the idea behind laughter yoga. It’s a combination of laughter exercise and yoga breathing. It encourages childlike playfulness – and it’s fun.

Coloured Egg Shell Mosaic

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/14/2018 7:28:08 PM

Using eggshells is a great way to modify traditional Mosaic artwork. This is a fun creative craft to work on fine motor skills and attention to detail.

Ladies Manicure

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/14/2018 7:55:13 PM

Many women enjoyed being pampered throughout their lives. A fun way to relax and connect with your loved one is to provide a simple manicure. It helps with emotional well-being throughout the process. And the end result is nice nails to show off!

Music for Reminiscing

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/13/2018 8:45:12 PM

This program will encourage meaningful dialogue within the encouraging and inspiring construct of music. Reminiscing with music can improve memory stimulation and support a positive life review. Try to share the thoughts, memories and feelings that are sparked during the music.               

My Story

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/13/2018 9:24:22 PM

The purpose of this activity is to compose and compile an individual’s Life Story. This can be completed by a caregiver with the care receiver. My Story is a great opportunity to reminisce about significant life events and life review, help the author show others who they are, what they enjoy and what is important to them. (The Document/Scrapbook can be used as the person moves through various care settings.) 

Plant Propagation

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/13/2018 9:30:17 PM

Gardening is a very important past time for many people. This program is helpful with general knowledge/understanding of horticulture. The purpose is to build self-esteem, to stimulate the senses and to motivate participants. It can promote socialization, provide an age-appropriate, pleasurable experience, as well as provide an opportunity to nurture. The best stem cuttings come from plants such as Tradescantia (wildflowers), Geraniums, Coleus and Cape Primrose.

Reminiscing

Posted by Chelsea Ferguson on 2/13/2018 9:47:06 PM

This activity builds positive relationships through therapeutic reminiscence. Participants focus on memories from the past, discuss them with others or the leader of the group, and share stories.